Tennessee legislature votes against Insure Tennessee; Obamacare enrollment tops 10M;

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> Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's (R) alternative plan for Medicaid expansion, Insure Tennessee, was defeated Wednesday by the Senate Health Committee, reported the New York TimesArticle

> More than 10 million people have selected or been automatically re-enrolled in Affordable Care Act insurance plans as the open enrollment season winds down, the Department of Health and Human Services announced. Announcement

> Manhattan's Hospital for Special Surgery, the nation's leading orthopedic hospital, has joined Empire Bluecross Blueshield's Pathway and Pathway Enhanced Network, 4-traders reported. Article

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> U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D., will step down in March after almost six years at the helm. Article

> Hospitals must do more to protect nursing staff, who suffer more workplace musculoskeletal injuries than those in intensely physical industries such as construction, due in large part to the strain of lifting patients. Article

And finally … How dare you ask him to unfold those bills. Article